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Turkey Arrests One Suspect over Istanbul Suicide Attack

Turkish authorities arrested a suspect believed to have been involved in the deadly suicide attack in Istanbul on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | January 13, 2016, Wednesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1521

Turkey Detains Numerous IS Suspects in Large-scale Anti-terrorist Operations

Turkish authorities detained numerous Islamic State (IS) suspects in large-scale anti-terrorist operations carried out across the country after the deadly suicide attack in Istanbul on Tuesday.

World » Southeast Europe | January 13, 2016, Wednesday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1591

South Stream Gas Pipeline Project Remains Halted, Kremlin Says

The Kremlin has dismissed a Bulgarian media report of a possible resumption of talks over the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline project in the coming weeks.

World » Russia | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 21:23 | Viewed: 2049

Istanbul Suicide Bomber Was Foreign Member of IS Group, Turkish PM Says

Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said that the suicide bomber who killed at least 10 people in Istanbul on Tuesday was a foreign member of the Islamic State group, according to hurriyetdailynews.

World » Southeast Europe | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 18:25 | Viewed: 1581

Turkish FM Condemns Russian Strikes in Syria, Asks for International Reaction

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu criticised the continuing Russian airstrikes in Syria and in particular the recent attack on the city of Aleppo, which reportedly resulted in the death of thirty civilians.

World | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1507

Turkish President Claims Istanbul Explosion Caused by Syrian Suicide Bomber

According to Turkish President Recep Erdogan, the explosion which occurred in a tourist area of Istanbul on Tuesday morning was the work of a Syrian suicide bomber.

World » Southeast Europe | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1541

At Least Ten Killed, 15 Injured as Explosion Hits Tourist Area of Istanbul

At least ten people are believed to have been killed and fifteen other injured after an explosion occurred in the touristic neighbourhood of Sultanahmet in Istanbul on Tuesday morning.

World » Southeast Europe | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 1841

Commission Vice-President: EU Has to Mobilise All Resources to Deal with Refugees

The EU has to mobilise all its resources to deal with the refugee influx without undermining the security of member states.

World » EU | January 12, 2016, Tuesday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1735

Lionel Messi Wins Record Fifth Ballon d'Or

Argentinian football star and player of Barcelona Lionel Messi was awarded his fifth Ballon d'Or at a ceremony in Zurich on Monday.

World | January 11, 2016, Monday // 20:56 | Viewed: 1115

Germany Confirms Migrants Involved in New Year's Assaults on Women in Cologne

An official report confirmed that migrants were involved in the assaults targeting women, which occurred on New Year's Eve in the German city of Cologne.

World » EU | January 11, 2016, Monday // 18:58 | Viewed: 1864

Former Greek Minister Mitsotakis Wins New Democracy Leadership

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, a former Administrative Reform Minister, on Sunday narrowly won a vote determining the next leader of conservative New Democracy party.

World » Southeast Europe | January 11, 2016, Monday // 09:00 | Viewed: 2862

Swedish Airport Evacuated over Suspected Explosive Substance Found on Bag

Swedish authorities have evacuated part of Stockholm-Skavsta Airport after suspected traces of an explosive substance were found on a passenger’s bag during flight check-in on Sunday.

World | January 10, 2016, Sunday // 16:57 | Viewed: 2568

IOM Reports Rise in Migrant Deaths in Mediterranean Crossings in January

Forty-six migrants or refugees have been reported dead or missing in the Mediterranean in the first six days of 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has reported.

World | January 10, 2016, Sunday // 12:53 | Viewed: 2671

Protest in Kosovo Against Deal with Serbia Turns Violent

Demonstrators in Kosovo fought with police and set fire to the government's headquarters in Pristina on Saturday in protest over a deal with Serbia giving greater power to the Serb minority, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | January 10, 2016, Sunday // 11:59 | Viewed: 3236

Merkel Proposes Tougher Migrant Deportation Laws amid Protests

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has proposed that asylum seekers on probation or who committed any kind of crime should be sent back to their countries of origin.

World » EU | January 9, 2016, Saturday // 16:25 | Viewed: 2067

Turkey Enforces Visa Restrictions for Syrian Citizens

Turkey has introduced, as of January 08, 2016, visa requirements for Syrians entering the country by air or sea.

World | January 8, 2016, Friday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1825

Stasi Buildings Become Landmarks of Dictatorship

The central station of the Ministry of State Security of East Germany (Stasi) will be transformed into a historical site with museums, exhibitions and archives, DPA news agency has announced.

World » EU | January 8, 2016, Friday // 17:06 | Viewed: 2010

Fingerprint of Fugitive Paris Attacks Suspect Found in Brussels Flat

The Belgian prosecutors investigating the November 2015 deadly attacks in Paris have discovered a fingerprint belonging to fugitive Salah Abdeslam, together with traces of explosives and suicide belts, in a flat in Brussels.

World | January 8, 2016, Friday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1446

Hungarian PM: EU Should Admit Bulgaria to Schengen to Halt Migrant Influx

According to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Bulgaria should be admitted to the Schengen Area in order for the EU to be able to deal more effectively with the ongoing refugee crisis.

World » EU | January 8, 2016, Friday // 11:48 | Viewed: 3770

After Germany and Austria, Finland Also Reports Assaults on Women on New Year’s Eve

Finnish police have revealed an unusually high level of sexual harassment in Helsinki on New Year’s Eve and said they had been tipped off about plans by groups of asylum seekers to sexually harass women, AFP has reported.

World | January 8, 2016, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 3406

EU Unsatisfied with Turkey’s Cooperation on Stemming Migrant Influx

European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans would visit Turkey on Monday to discuss Ankara’s efforts to hold back migrants sailing to Greece’s Aegean islands, Reuters reported on Thursday.

World » EU | January 7, 2016, Thursday // 21:35 | Viewed: 2290